CLONING RECORD BROKEN

By Will Watkins

Cloning

A mouse has smashed the record for sequential cloning – the ability to make clones of clones of clones. Now the laboratory behind the feat will attempt to make clones from cells extracted from mouse fur, stuffed bodies and excrement.

More cloning

Twenty-five generations of clones have come from the mouse, and all 580 of them were healthy, lived normal lifespans and could have healthy pups through normal mating.